Burglar rams car into SLO Big 5, steals firearms

September 25, 2023

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A burglar rammed a car into the Big 5 Sporting Goods store in San Luis Obispo early Saturday morning and stole firearms. Police have since managed to recover the stolen guns, but the suspect remains at large. [KSBY]

The alleged thief crashed a Prius into the Big 5 located in the Marigold Center on Broad Street at about 4 a.m. The person reportedly stole firearms and ammunition. 

Officers recovered all of the weapons, but the suspect fled the scene, police say. Law enforcement has yet to release additional information about the incident. 

Big 5 opened for business on Saturday. 

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Low I.Q. genious is taking incremental steps towards winning a Darwin Award.

The exchange of a Prius for a few stolen firearms was a poor trade.

This guy could be one of the Characters in The Shawshank Redemption.

A Prius? I appreciate the convert but we purchase fire arms, that for free stuff is over.

I thought they stopped selling guns at that store a while back. Did they start again?

I don’t think he left much evidence behind, well, except his car, license plate and massive amounts of dna.

the Prius was a nice twist…

He used a PRIUS to commit the dastardly deed??? lol